Neighborhoods

NoMa

NoMa is a bustling neighborhood in the heart of DC nestled between Union Station, H Street NE, Union Market, Mount Vernon Triangle, and the U.S. Capitol. With 110,000 daily pedestrians,
54,000 office workers, and 45,000 residents in the area, NoMa is among the city’s densest mixed-use neighborhoods.

NoMa has more than 19 million square feet of office, hotel, retail, and residential space with an additional 2+ million square feet under construction.

54,000 Office Workers / 7,900 Residents in the BID

  •  An additional 1.2 million SF of office space will come to NoMa in 2019, with relocations by the Peace Corps, the Department of Justice, and the Federal Communications Commission.
  • Tenants of note include NPR, CNN, Mathematica, Sirius XM, the Federal Election Commission, the World Resources Institute, the National Association of Counties, the National League of Cities, and Save the Children.
  • 96% of NoMa residents have a four-year college degree or higher; 50% have a Master’s degree or higher.
  • 84% of residents get to work without a car.
  • 57% of NoMa BID households have incomes above $100,000.

Transportation Access

  • 2 Red Line Metro stations, including the system’s busiest (Union Station).
  • VRE and MARC commuter rails via Union Station.
  • 8 Capital Bikeshare stations with miles of bike lanes, including the city’s first protected cycle track.
  • Minutes from I-395 and Route 50.
  • 3 hours to NYC from Union Station via Amtrak.

A Retail, Restaurant + Entertainment Hub

  • Today, NoMa offers 360,000+ SF of shops, cafés, restaurants, and bars with Red Bear Brewing, Carving Room Kitchen and Bar, Streets Market & Café (January), Sweet Science Coffee, and Menomale opening in 2019.
  • Notable retail establishments in the area include one of the nation’s five flagship REIs, Wunder Garten, Harris Teeter, Indigo, Trader Joe’s, St. Anselm, and Politics and Prose

Parks and Public Spaces

  • NoMa’s first new park, Swampoodle Park, opened in November 2018 and features a dog park and children’s play space.
  • The 2.5-acre Alethia Tanner Park will open in late 2019.
  • NoMa is home to the only underpass art parks in DC, which features sculptural light installations that respond to the surrounding environment.
  • The bike and pedestrian Metropolitan Branch Trail, runs through NoMa from Union Station to Silver Spring.

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